Basecamp lawsuit

Basecamp Hospitality LLC’s glamping development south of Teton Village has been boarded up for a few months because of ongoing permitting fights. Judge Melissa Owens dealt the company another legal blow earlier this week, granting water quality advocates a stay preventing Basecamp from developing further while their lawsuit is fully heard.

The company developing an 11-geodome glamping resort south of Teton Village was dealt another blow this week in a drawn-out, monthslong fight over how it’s planning to dispose of human feces.

Responding to a lawsuit from Protect Our Water Jackson Hole against the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Judge Melissa Owens of the 9th Judicial District granted the Teton County water quality advocates a stay Tuesday afternoon.

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Environmental Reporter

Billy Arnold has been covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the people who manage it since January 2022. He previously spent two years covering Teton County government, and a year editing Scene. Tips welcomed.

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Judd Grossman

I don't want to see any development on this site, and I haven't followed the court case closely, but I'm curious whether Judge Owens is objective, or whether she is results oriented in her decisions.

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